Police arrest suspected armed robber terrorising Delta community

Police arrest suspected armed robber terrorising Delta community

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber/cultist, Kingsley Vejeta, who has been terrorising a community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, said manhunt is on to arrest other fleeing gang members.

“On the 23/02/2023 at about 2230hrs, operatives of Agbarho Division led by DSP Habu Haman received credible information about a suspected armed robber/cultist known as Kingsley Vejeta ‘m’ of Ekrerhavwe community, Agbarho, who has been terrorizing Agbarho, in Ughelli and environs,” the statement read.

“The operatives, in a combined effort with the community vigilantes, stormed his hideout and arrested the said suspect. During the course of investigation and interrogation of the suspect, he made useful statement and at about 0230 hours, he led the Police to the hideout of his other gang members at Ekrehavwe, Agbarho in Ughelli North LGA where on sighting the Police, they took to their heels.

“Seven (7) locally made cut-to-size guns, and four (4) live cartridges were recovered. Manhunt for the other fleeing suspects is ongoing.”

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